Silicon Valley Invests in Urban Farming
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Silicon Valley Invests in Urban Farming

Silicon Valley invests in Urban Farming after the industry displays multiple recent years of exponential growth. Venture Capital firms out of Silicon Valley in the past two years have made some huge investments in start-ups and new companies to accelerate the growth of the industry. Plenty, a recent startup, has been very active after receiving a recent...

On June 18, 2017June 18, 2017by
Weekly Harvest 6/16/2017
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Weekly Harvest 6/16/2017

Happy Friday! We hope you had a great week and are setting up for an even better weekend. This week we were able to finish the move into our offices and finally have a home to work out of. In this week’s harvest, we’ll also discuss big news from the industry, how technology is changing...

On June 16, 2017June 16, 2017by
Cultivating the Future of Agriculture: It’s More Than Just Aquaponics
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Cultivating the Future of Agriculture: It’s More Than Just Aquaponics

When most of us picture a farm, we think of a quaint red barn on a hill surrounded by fields and white fences. How is this conception of agriculture changing to fit new demands and environments? What will the future of agriculture look like? As our population expands and the world as a whole becomes more...

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Weekly Harvest 6/9/2017
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Weekly Harvest 6/9/2017

Happy Friday! We’ve had a whirlwind of a week here at our farm and we’re sure it’s been crazy out there for you too. It’s been a wet and constantly rainy week and there’s only more of that to come this month so make sure your systems and gardens are prepped for the extra water...

On June 9, 2017June 9, 2017by
Perks of Local Agriculture
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Perks of Local Agriculture

It’s Better For You The perks of local agriculture start with the benefits for you. Ever heard of food miles? That’s the distance your food travels from the farm to your plate. Conventionally grown food travels between 1500 and 3000 miles to reach your dinner table. All that traveling takes time, which means earlier harvest...

On June 8, 2017June 8, 2017by
Weekly Harvest 6/2/17
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Weekly Harvest 6/2/17

Happy Friday and Happy June!   We made it to June! So for now here in CT the frost warnings and the cool weather should hopefully be behind us. According to the farmer’s almanac, we can expect a bunch of thunderstorms this month and potentially a hurricane in the middle of the month. So make...

On June 2, 2017June 2, 2017by
Meriden Sprout Food Hub 1 – Project Update 3
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Meriden Sprout Food Hub 1 – Project Update 3

Ain’t no party like a grinder party ‘cause a grinder party don’t stop. The main task this past month was getting the floors ready to be epoxied. This involved our first time using a floor grinder. That tool does not mess around as it put our upper body strength to the test every time we...

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